The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 157 186 161
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -25
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 42 21 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.04% 0.47% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.73% 1.97% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 32 21 45
Median salary £26,000 £35,661 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.09% -4.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,992 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £33,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
MCSA
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
888 1066 1108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.00% 23.77% 22.08%
Number of salaries quoted 717 849 941
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region.

MCSA Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +6 18 £24,500 -33.92% 2
Bradford +11 8 £26,000 -16.80% 1
Wakefield +4 8 - -
Mirfield - 4 £26,000 -
Elland - 2 £33,992 - 1
MCSA
Yorkshire

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 44 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (93.18%) Windows
3 36 (81.82%) Active Directory
4 33 (75.00%) MCSE
5 31 (70.45%) MS Exchange
6 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
6 27 (61.36%) Windows Server
7 24 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (52.27%) Hyper-V
8 23 (52.27%) VMware
8 23 (52.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (50.00%) Citrix
10 21 (47.73%) VPN
10 21 (47.73%) MS Excel
10 21 (47.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (45.45%) ITIL
12 18 (40.91%) Windows XP
13 16 (36.36%) MS Office
14 13 (29.55%) MCITP
15 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (25.00%) MCP
16 11 (25.00%) Firewall
16 11 (25.00%) Data Centre
17 10 (22.73%) Windows 8
17 10 (22.73%) Trend Analysis
17 10 (22.73%) SLA
17 10 (22.73%) DameWare
18 9 (20.45%) Finance
18 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
18 9 (20.45%) LAN

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (70.45%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (47.73%) MS Excel
2 16 (36.36%) MS Office
3 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (47.73%) VPN
2 11 (25.00%) Firewall
3 9 (20.45%) LAN
3 9 (20.45%) WAN
4 8 (18.18%) DHCP
4 8 (18.18%) DNS
5 3 (6.82%) SAN
6 2 (4.55%) DSL
6 2 (4.55%) IP Telephony
6 2 (4.55%) MPLS
6 2 (4.55%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.55%) VPLS
7 1 (2.27%) Network Security
7 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Law
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Analyst
2 16 (36.36%) Support Analyst
3 12 (27.27%) IT Support
4 9 (20.45%) IT Analyst
4 9 (20.45%) IT Support Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) Service Desk Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Support
7 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (9.09%) Administrator
8 4 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) Senior Wintel Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) Service Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) Technical Support Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.09%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) iPad
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.27%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 41 (93.18%) Windows
2 27 (61.36%) Windows Server
3 24 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (52.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (40.91%) Windows XP
6 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (22.73%) Windows 8
8 7 (15.91%) Windows 10
9 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) ITIL
2 10 (22.73%) Trend Analysis
3 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (11.36%) Time Management
5 4 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.82%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.82%) PRINCE
6 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.55%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.55%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (4.55%) Email Filtering
7 2 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.55%) Power Management
7 2 (4.55%) Presales
7 2 (4.55%) Project Management
7 2 (4.55%) Web Filtering
8 1 (2.27%) CRM
8 1 (2.27%) High Availability
8 1 (2.27%) Software Deployment
8 1 (2.27%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (75.00%) MCSE
3 13 (29.55%) MCITP
4 11 (25.00%) MCP
5 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (11.36%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (6.82%) CCA
6 3 (6.82%) CCNA
7 2 (4.55%) CCEE
7 2 (4.55%) CCENT
7 2 (4.55%) CCNP
7 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.27%) Degree
8 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.27%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 23 (52.27%) Hyper-V
3 21 (47.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (15.91%) Terminal Services
5 3 (6.82%) XenServer
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) DameWare
2 8 (18.18%) SCCM
3 7 (15.91%) Backup Exec
4 6 (13.64%) SCOM
5 3 (6.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
2 23 (52.27%) VMware
3 22 (50.00%) Citrix
4 7 (15.91%) Cisco
4 7 (15.91%) Sage
4 7 (15.91%) Symantec
5 4 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (4.55%) Avaya
7 1 (2.27%) Dell
7 1 (2.27%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (2.27%) EMC
7 1 (2.27%) IBM
7 1 (2.27%) Synology
7 1 (2.27%) Veeam
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